Astronaut Buzz Aldrin in 'Good Spirits' After Evacuation From South Pole
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:36:00 -0500
Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin was medically evacuated from the South Pole and flown to New Zealand, where he is recovering. Aldrin has fluid in his lungs, "but is responding well to antibiotics," the tour operator that organized his trip said.
'Passengers' Deal With Spacecraft Malfunction and Romance In New Movie Trailer
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:21:00 -0500
Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt star in the new movie about 2 passengers who awake from hibernation 90 years too early on a spacecraft that is on a 120-year journey.
Sun Storm May Have Caused Flare-Up of Rosetta's Comet
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:40:00 -0500
Material from the sun may have caused Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko to flare up nearly 100 times brighter than average in some parts of the visual spectrum, new research reports.
Image of the Day
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:30:00 -0500
This photo from the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter shows a region of Mars' southern lowlands named Adamas Labyrinthus.
Mysterious Astronaut Eye Troubles Linked to Wonky Spinal Fluid
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:27:00 -0500
Long-duration spaceflight seems to mess with astronauts' vision and researchers think that cerebrospinal fluid in a microgravity environment could be to blame.
Russian Cargo Ship Failure Won't Endanger Space Station Crew, NASA Says
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:00:00 -0500
The six astronauts living aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will be OK despite a Russian cargo ship's failure to make it to orbit Thursday (Dec. 1), NASA officials said.